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November 20, 2004 - 12:42am
6 years 12 weeks ago
Several fire crews from around the area are currently on scene of a massive fire that's burning an auto center in Coshocton.

According to dispatchers with the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, the fire began at around 10 o'clock at Ferris Auto Center in the downtown area.

Word right now is that everyone on the 3rd Street block has been ordered to evacuate the area for fear of a structure collapse.

Details are limited, however we can tell you that there have...
November 19, 2004 - 8:57pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
It was buckeye fever tonight as fans gathered for a huge Pep Rally at the K of C Hall to cheer on the buckeyes tomorrow and to raise money for Bib Brothers/ Big Sisters.

They hope to raise at least 20,000 to help with recruitment.
November 19, 2004 - 8:51pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Downtown Zanesville was glowing blue and red this evening.

A special tree lighting ceremony was held to pay tribute to our heroes who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

The blue lights are in honor of our fallen police officers and red are for fallen firefighters.

The trees will stay lit the whole holiday season.
A large crowd of people turned out for the event. A moment of silence and a prayer was said after the lighting for all...
November 19, 2004 - 6:24pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
The annual Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign is officially underway but this year there are some problems.

Local Salvation Army officers are worried they might have to shut down at several Zanesville locations because of union picketers.

A Salvation Army Thrift Store in Heath was shut down a few weeks ago after a union formed and several people lost their jobs.
Picketers are now coming to Zanesville kettle locations with flyers telling people not to donate.
November 19, 2004 - 3:29pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
The United Way agencies of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties is halfway through their campaign.

So far the United Way has raised about 47% of its goal. Co-interim director Marcy White says they still have alot of work to do.

"The goal of the campaign during 2004-2005 is $1,115,000 and as of today we have raised $529,290," says White.

The United Way supports 19 local agencies in our community.
November 19, 2004 - 3:23pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
This Sunday get ready for the annual Christmas parade which will kick off in South Zanesville.

The parade, which will feature Santa Claus, will start at 2 p.m. at the Family Dollar store and will travel down the Maysville Pike. The parade will finish at the Eagle Sticks upper parking lot.

Parade organizer DeeDee Dodson says this year will be bigger and better than ever. "It is so big. We have so many entries from Cambridge, Newark, Dresden. People get so excited, they hear...
November 19, 2004 - 3:18pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
A suspect has been named in the fatal shooting on Wednesday night.

Zanesville police have now charged
19 year-old Matthew McIntyre with the shooting, which took the life of 19 year-old Aaron Rey of Zanesville. McIntyre is charged with one count of aggravated murder and one count of attempted murder.

"The aggravated murder charge has to do with the death of Aaron Rey and the attempted murder charge is for the attempt of life on Chad Morrison," says Detective Sergeant...
November 19, 2004 - 1:20pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
The flu shot shortage has been a national concern this season, and now the day has finally come…Rambo Health Center is officially out of flu shots.

Administrator at Rambo, Cindy Harrison says they have definitely given out their last available flu shot of the season, but she adds that she is just grateful for having such a large amount available to begin with in Muskingum County.

Harrison says there is a slight chance we may get more. “We are on a waiting list to see if...
November 18, 2004 - 6:23pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
It was a day of food and fun for the children of the Muskingum County Head Start Program.

The 3,4, and 5 year-olds were busy today with hands on crafts and activities including writing a book all about themselves.

Over 700 family members participated in today’s event.
November 18, 2004 - 6:20pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
A case of road rage turned ugly as a woman tried to run over a Muskingum County Sheriff’s deputy with her mini-van.

According to Muskingum County Sheriff Bob Stephenson, Deputy Ryan Paisley responded to a road rage call at the Duke and Duchess on the Maysville Pike.

Stephenson says the woman cut off another vehicle near the gas station.
During Dep. Paisley’s line of questioning, 46-year-old Karen Paxton tried to run him over with her vehicle.
Dep. Paisley went...
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